Risks associated with introduction of poeciliids for control of mosquito larvae: first record of the non-native Gambusia holbrooki in Argentina.
Cabrera, M.B., Bogan, S., Posadas, P., Somoza, G.M., Montoya-Burgos, J.I. and Cardoso, Y.
Instituto de Investigaciones Biotecnologicas-Instituto Tecnologico Chascomus (CONICET-UNSAM), Av. Intendente Marino km 8,200 CC 164 7130 Chascomus, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fundacion de Historia Natural "Felix de Azara", Departamento de Ciencias Naturales y Antropologia, Universidad Maimonides, Hidalgo 775 piso 7 (1405BDB), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Laboratorio de Sistematica y Biologia Evolutiva (LASBE), Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque S/N, B1900FWA, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, 30 quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211, Geneva 4, Switzerland.
This study confirms the presence of two species of the non-native mosquitofish Gambusia in Argentina. The risks that they represent to native biota, their potential dispersal in the region and their effectiveness in mosquito larvae control are discussed
Journal of Fish Biology 91(2): 704-710 (2017)